Pain is a common phenomenon that many people experience today because of multiple reasons that is often relieved by taking relaxation. However, abdominal pain is often associated with an intense troublesome feeling that restricts a person from doing its normal activities. Moreover, the treatment of the pain depends upon the cause associated to the trouble. Irrespective of cause of a patient’s pain, the patient is required to immediately see his or her doctor and get proper treatment to avoid any sort of serious condition or chronic issues.
Few of the less serious causes include:
- Bloating is an abnormal swelling or increase in diameter of stomach area.
- Gas, Colitis, Endometriosis, and Ovarian cysts.
- Food Poisoning usually results from consumption of foods contaminated with viruses, bacteria, or parasites. Symptoms are often uncomfortable but not extremely severe.
Few of the more serious causes include:
- Bloody or black tarry stools
- Painful urination or Pain with no urination
- Severe abdominal pain
In situation of the abdominal pain, a patient should avoid consuming alcohol and taking stress that often worsens the pain. The pain is often mitigated by following home remedies:
Medication: Taking antacids and non-inflammatory pain-killer medication prescribed by your doctor.
Foods: By avoiding certain foods that cause gas, acidity, and other abdominal troubles gives time to better the stomach. Consume certain foods and eating more fiber
Water: If dehydration is the cause of pain in your abdomen, increase you water intake. Moreover, contaminated water is also one of the major reasons of pain in a patient’s abdomen.
Changing Position: It could be pressure on your stomach causing pain in your abdomen. So sit or sleep in a comfortable position that gives comfort to your stomach.
In short abdominal pain is something common these days because of unhealthy diet and lifestyle and its treatment depends upon the root cause of the pain. Doctors recommend taking proper treatment as soon as possible as someone experience any symptom of pain in ones stomach. In case you or any of your loved one is suffering from any type of stomach pain, get an expert advice from Dr. Zaki Anwar by placing an appointment at (815) 464-7212. He is a Pain Management Specialist and a certified Anesthesiologist who has been practicing it for the past several years with effective results. We will contact you within 24 hours.